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Does subspecialist-oriented medical care add sufficient value to be worth the added cost?

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Common sense thoughts on health and conservative medicine from a family doctor in Washington, DC. Monday, February 11, 2019 Does subspecialist-oriented medical care add...

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Hospital Mergers Improve Health? Evidence Shows the Opposite

Last updated: 02/14/2019

The New Health Care Hospital Mergers Improve Health? Evidence Shows the Opposite The claim was that larger organizations would be able to harness economies of scale and offer...

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HHS Proposes New Rules to Improve the Interoperability of Electronic Health Information

Last updated: 02/14/2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today proposed new rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information. The...

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Digital Therapeutics Need Quality Standards

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Quality standards are necessary to help promote adoption of the novel class of interventions called digital therapeutics. This rapidly emerging industry needs to bring together...

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Change Healthcare to Provide Free Healthcare Data Interoperability Services for All Americans on Amazon Web Services

Last updated: 02/14/2019

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HIMSS19 Booth 3679—Change Healthcare today announced free clinical data interoperability services for the healthcare industry. The foundational,...

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Digital Health Software Precertification (Pre-Cert) Program

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Digital Health Software Precertification (Pre-Cert) Program How can you get involved with the program? What Is the Software Pre-Cert Pilot Program? The Software Precertification...

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Giving Medicine To Young Children? Getting The Dose Right Is Tricky

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Giving Medicine To Young Children? Getting The Dose Right Is Tricky By Patti Neighmond Monday, February 11, 2019, 9:01am Share:  It's the middle of the night and you wake up to...

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The development and feasibility of a randomised family-based physical activity promotion intervention: the Families Reporting Every Step to Health (FRESH) study

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Pilot and Feasibility Studies Open Access Open Peer Review The development and feasibility of a randomised family-based physical activity promotion intervention: the Families...

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What a Barefoot Patient Taught Me About Health Equity

Last updated: 02/14/2019

It was a Friday afternoon, and a long and busy week on inpatient family medicine service was drawing to a close. My co-resident and I were working together to discharge several...

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Santa’s Digital Dilemmas — University of Oxford, Medical Sciences Division

Last updated: 02/14/2019

@TheRealSantaClaus: It all started when the fore-elf in the Toy Train Workshop suggested that we needed to ‘expose ourselves to the world outside "the North Pole bubble.”’ I...

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